[SOLVED] MOBO Z390 series

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Hi,

I am trying to find best Mobo for my below Specs in Z390 series.

Processor: i5 8600k
GPU: MSI RTX 2080 Gaming Trio

Any idea, to which brand should i go and which model in Z390 series? I will do 2k gaming at ultra settings.


Thank you
 
I heard that Gigabyte Motherboard has worst BIOS ever. is that true?
Yes as someone who used to use ASUS, the BIOS is not as easy as say ASUS and gave me trouble but they have improved greatly and now the BIOs is definitely better though still takes a bit of learning. As importantly they have released guides to make it easy on the overclocking side and I have been using the Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 since launch and have had no issues getting to grips with it with a solid 4.9GHz overclock on my 8700K at 1.278v. There are also good user forums that help with all the settings.

They have also massively improved there power delivery setup and now have pretty much the best VRM and power delivery of all the motherboards bar the extreme mental ones!
 

anjris

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you can just go for a z370 chipset tbh.

these 2 are pretty up there.

ASUS ROG Maximus X
Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 5
Sorry. My Bad

MY cpu is i5 9600k not the I5-8600k

And Is that Z370 sufficient for i5-9600k.

I am planning to buy MSI Z390 A PRO mobo. is that good? or is that not worth over Z370?
 

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oh if thats the case if you want to do it with less hassle you can opt for a z390 to avoid updating your BIOS for the z370 boards, but z370 boards can handle and are compatible with 9th gen intel.
but as ive mentioned you need to update your BIOS or have someone (computer repair or retail shops) do it for you.

for z390 on the other hand im not a fan of the msi z390 a pro tbh i think it would be worse than the z370 ive mentioned but you can use it and itll be fine.

you can go for maybe asus z390 strix-e or gigabyte aorus pro if you can afford them would be better.
 

anjris

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oh if thats the case if you want to do it with less hassle you can opt for a z390 to avoid updating your BIOS for the z370 boards, but z370 boards can handle and are compatible with 9th gen intel.
but as ive mentioned you need to update your BIOS or have someone (computer repair or retail shops) do it for you.

for z390 on the other hand im not a fan of the msi z390 a pro tbh i think it would be worse than the z370 ive mentioned but you can use it and itll be fine.

you can go for maybe asus z390 strix-e or gigabyte aorus pro if you can afford them would be better.
All Z390 series is overclocking capable.

Then why not Z390 A PRO model. it can also do overclock as the other model which you mentioned here.
 

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you can use the Z390 A Pro if you want or if its within your budget limits, your cpu isnt a 9900k which does need mid to high end z390 boards to function properly and safely especially with an overclock.

but if i was in your spot id save up a little more for either the z370 asus maximus/gigabyte aorus gaming 5 or a mid range z390 like the strix-e and aorus pro. but its just personal preference.
 

anjris

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you can use the Z390 A Pro if you want or if its within your budget limits, your cpu isnt a 9900k which does need mid to high end z390 boards to function properly and safely especially with an overclock.

but if i was in your spot id save up a little more for either the z370 asus maximus/gigabyte aorus gaming 5 or a mid range z390 like the strix-e and aorus pro. but its just personal preference.
Whatever the model you have listed. it is costlier than the Z390 A PRO Mobo :)
 

anjris

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Hi,

Can anybody help me to choose the Best motherboard for my below config and i want to do overclocking as well with CPU and RAM.

Processor: i5 8600K or i5 9600K
GPU: RTX 2080 Gaming Trio
Ram : Gskill 8GBx2 3200 MHZ
 

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yea they are around twice as expensive. but like i said if the Z390 A Pro is within your budget limits you can go for it.

i just gave you the z370 and z390 boards i mentioned since you said you want the "best" mobo for your setup which i assumed you want to spend at least 200USD for a motherboard.
 

anjris

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yea they are around twice as expensive. but like i said if the Z390 A Pro is within your budget limits you can go for it.

i just gave you the z370 and z390 boards i mentioned since you said you want the "best" mobo for your setup which i assumed you want to spend at least 200USD for a motherboard.
Sorry My bad.

I forgot to mention. My max budget is 170USD. Can you recommend any best mobo in that Budget?

Do Z390 will make any bottleneck with my configuration. i want to do overclock my CPU and RAM.


Thank you
 

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I already bought I5 8600K and i5 9600K.

Could you please suggest best MOBO for it. My Mobo budget is 170 USD.
Ideally you’d return the chip, why do you have 2?

if you wanna heavily Overclock I’d say a Z390 board, look at reviews for boards with good VRMs and actual overclocking forums because they’d give you suggestions and tips people here can’t. From what I know higher end ASUS boards are pretty good and have a good UEFI.
 

anjris

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Ideally you’d return the chip, why do you have 2?

if you wanna heavily Overclock I’d say a Z390 board, look at reviews for boards with good VRMs and actual overclocking forums because they’d give you suggestions and tips people here can’t. From what I know higher end ASUS boards are pretty good and have a good UEFI.
More probably i will keep i5 8600K CPU.

Could you please suggest any best Z390 MOBO under 170 USD? any brand will work for me?
 
My choice would be the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Elite which has a great 12 Phase VRM though probably a bit overkill for the 8600K...but if you ever upgrade to the 9th gen 9700K, 9900K or 9900KS, then it will come in handy! $169.00

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/GPdxFT/gigabyte-z390-aorus-elite-atx-lga1151-motherboard-z390-aorus-elite

If you want to save money then the Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X with still a good VRM 10+2 phase $137.00 or the ASRock Z390 Extreme4 at $119.89.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/CdPKHx/gigabyte-z390-gaming-x-atx-lga1151-motherboard-z390-gaming-x
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/ZwJtt6/asrock-z390-extreme4-atx-lga1151-motherboard-z390-extreme4
 

anjris

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Just that the MSI RTX is great!!! and we have a similar setup!
Can we use I9-9900K CPU on Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Gaming 7.

And i have I5 9600K CPU. Which one should i go for Z370 or Z390?

And if Z370 will work fine, which model you will suggest according to good VRM?
 
The Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 is one of the few Z370 motherboards that can handle the 9900K, though I would still go Z390 as it is the latest gen and chipset.

With the 9600K, again, I would go Z390 and personally the Gigabyte Z390 Elite will do a great job and handle the 9900K in the future if you upgrade.
 

anjris

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The Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 is one of the few Z370 motherboards that can handle the 9900K, though I would still go Z390 as it is the latest gen and chipset.

With the 9600K, again, I would go Z390 and personally the Gigabyte Z390 Elite will do a great job and handle the 9900K in the future if you upgrade.
Thank you for the suggestion.

Do you know if Gigabyte Mobo bios has Game boost feature as like all MSI Z390 Mobo BIOS?

and just asking Which PSU you are using currently?

And i want to buy a new PSU around 750 W. Which one is best work here in my scenario?
 
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